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Gayman Road Bridge near Danboro, PA

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Gayman Road Bridge -- September 15, 2009

Overview looking towards Ferry Road

Photo taken by Raymond Klein

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BH Photo #146654

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over North Branch Neshaminy Creek on Gayman Road near Danboro (Plumstead Twp) PA.
Location
Danboro, Bucks County, Pennsylvania
Status
Intact but closed to all traffic
Future prospects
Tentatively scheduled for rehabilitation in 2012.
History
Built 1887 by the Pittsburgh Bridge Co.
Design
Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Span length: 60.0 ft.
Total length: 60.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.6 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.35500, -75.15333   (decimal degrees)
40°21'18" N, 75°09'12" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/486979/4467171 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Doylestown
Inventory numbers
PA 09 7009 0376 0150 (Pennsylvania Bridge Management System number)
PANBI 07527 (Pennsylvania BRKEY bridge number on the 2011 NBI)
BH 30527 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 06/2008)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 31.5 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2001)
100

Update Log 

  • February 18, 2014: Updated by Paul Cardie: Added photos of Rehab completed in January, 2014
  • December 11, 2012: Updated by Paul Cardie: Bridge closed to traffic in summer of 2012
  • September 25, 2009: Updated by Raymond Klein: Added photo. Near Danboro, Pa to name. City: Danboro, PA (Plumstead Twp). Overview: Near Danbor,PA (Plumstead Twp)

Sources 

  • Raymond Klein - Bookshelfthe [at] msn [dot] com
  • Paul Cardie

Comments 

Gayman Road Bridge near Danboro, PA
Posted August 14, 2013, by Wayne Woodruff (wayne [at] 2zars [dot] com)

August 2013, the bridge is closed (has been for a while now). It appears they are repairing the stone wall on the approach this time.